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Re: VM hack for PPC - READ ME FIRST
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Douglas Shiller), email@example.com
- Subject: Re: VM hack for PPC - READ ME FIRST
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Kalman Reti)
- Date: Wed, 4 Jan 1995 10:52:48 -0500
- Sender: email@example.com
At 4:40 1/4/95 +0000, Douglas Shiller wrote:
> In response to recent interest in this hack, I am posting a BinHexed copy of it to the group. Because it is unsupported (and seemingly anonymous), I assume that I am not breaking any license agreement by doing so. Have Fun!
It is neither anonymous nor unsupported. It is also available from ftp.cambridge.apple.com
under the /pub/mcl/patches/MMU5-for-PowerMac/ directory.
>The following is the README file that accompanies the hack:
> What this is
> The enclosed file fixes a problem which caused any version of MCL to
> crash immediately upon startup on a PowerMac when VM was turned on.
> The attached file (MMU5-for-PowerMac.hqx) is a binhex-encoded file
> which contains a single resource of type MMU5.
> How to install
> First decode this binhex file into MMU5-for-PowerMac, a ResEdit
> resource file. Then paste the MMU5 resource into your MCL image using
> ResEdit (or some other similar tool).
> This resource is compatible with all versions of MCL 2.0. If you
> aren't using VM on a PowerMac, this patch isn't necessary but also
> doesn't hurt.
> Other notes
> There are still problems with MCL if you use the modern memory
> manager; I'm working on tracking these down, and will develop a patch
> when I do. So for the interim, be sure to turn off the modern memory
> manager in the Memory control panel.